Full time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Test Engineer

After significant expansion to our inhouse testing capability, AGI have an opening on the team for an Engineer to play a leading role in the verification and qualification of our naval marine and military hardware products.   


If you are looking for a test engineering opportunity that has a broad scope, we’d like to discuss this position with you. 


Tasks include.  

Undertake product qualification testing for both new and existing products. 

Prepare, control and undertake environmental testing for water and dust ingress protection, temperature and humidity testing, vibration, highly accelerated life testing and CE. 

To operate, prepare and run environmental machinery for the onsite facilities. 

To assist in arranging external product qualification testing for EMC, shock, vibration etc. 

To conduct Test Readiness Reviews prior to handover to our Customer Support Team for Factory Acceptance Testing. 

To prepare technical documentation in accordance with the AGI procedures, contract requirements and local and international legislation. 



Essential attributes required for this position. 

Confident and accountable personality, comfortable leading & executing test projects 

Demonstrable experience of qualification testing to CE, MIL SPEC and DEF STAN requirements 

Knowledge and demonstrable experience of product and system verification testing 

Knowledge and demonstrable experience of testing and operating analogue and digital electronic equipment, preferably within the defence, marine or aviation industry. 

Live (or willing to relocate) within a commutable distance from Poole 


The following attributes would be a distinct advantage 

Knowledge of meteorological, navigation or aviation lighting systems would be advantageous. 



Some of the reasons people enjoy working for AGI 

Learning & development opportunities with a focus on role specific learning (support towards chartership & recognised training programmes e.g. ILM/CMI/APM/ACCA/CIPS).   culture where excellence is recognised and rewarded.    Exceptionally strong order book and future projections in a buoyant & resilient sector.  Fast-paced equity backed business.  Creative ideas and change are encouraged and supported.  Roles at AGI are broad in scope and technically challenging.   Visible, engaging, and accessible Leadership.  Tangible track record of internal opportunitypromotion, and people development.   Ex-Forces friendly employer providing the perfect platform for Service Leavers to utilise their skills.  STEM champions and Next-Gen mentoring opportunities  


Additional Perks and benefits 

Cycle to work Scheme, free tea coffee and refreshments, spot award bonuses, ample onsite parking, open plan office, flexible working, employee assistance programme, company awards25 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays). 



If you would like to explore this opportunity further, apply now or contact Jay Hannen at AGI Poole e; jay.hannen@agiltd.co.uk


About Us 

Aeronautical & General Instruments Limited (AGI) is an established British company, which manufactures a wide range of instruments and systems for the defence and civil markets worldwide.   You can learn more about us on our company website and LinkedIn pages. 

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